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Junjie

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#2033018 Mini announcement!

Posted by Junjie on 25 April 2021 - 02:41 PM

Congrats to you guys!! This is indeed pretty amazing.

I think you didn't actually tag your wife though, her display name seems to have an additional letter 'l' here :p


#2032818 Rona survival guide Version 1.0

Posted by Junjie on 07 March 2021 - 01:52 AM



For a medical professional, many of your statements are severely lacking in any sort of scientific basis or logic. Just a few thoughts off the cuff:

 

3. House plants produce a ridiculously negligible amount of Oxygen compared to the amount that a human breathes everyday. This makes no sense.

 

4. Most people already have to leave their house at least once a week, usually to go to a semi-crowded grocery store. Getting a vaccine will lower the odds of getting covid ~95%. If you do get still get covid, it decreases the worst symptoms & hospitalization odds significantly. Getting the vaccine is the only way we can get back to normal.

 

5. The vaccines we currently have are developed to target the spike protein that the Coronavirus uses to enter cells. Even if the virus mutates, the vaccine is likely to remain effective because of this - the virus cannot mutate this facet of itself without significantly reducing its infectious capabilities. Saying that vaccines are moot is ridiculous and goes against all the research we have that proves they are highly effective.

 

This, especially the part about the vaccine targeting the spike protein that it uses to become infectious in the first place. Also, the most popular & effective vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna) don't actually contain the virus itself, they trigger the ability of the immune system to target the spike protein without actual exposure to the virus. 

 

Additionally - I want to add that most people cannot likely afford to stay home completely and even go unemployed just to ensure they don't go outside. I can work at home almost completely if I had to, but it is not possible for everyone. Certainly not for like, the next few months, until things get better.

 

Also, as it has already been said by Neoquest, things almost certainly won't get better, not completely, either globally or in the US or likely even in your respective country, until vaccines are sufficiently rolled out to enough of the populace. It is our best chance, please do not discredit them.




#2032525 How's everyone doing?

Posted by Junjie on 13 December 2020 - 04:38 PM

Glad to hear you are doing fine dude. Man, just one more year of med school eh, I remember when you mentioned you had just went in there haha.

 

This has been quite the topsy turvy year, but I'm doing ok I guess and even managed to change jobs to a better one.




#2029386 Unpopular Opinions

Posted by Junjie on 15 May 2019 - 08:51 PM

I don't watch Game of Thrones and have never really seen a compelling reason to get in. 




#2027754 What is the best trip you've taken?

Posted by Junjie on 07 November 2018 - 04:17 AM

Heroin 4 me.

Seriously though. It probably was the trip to Bangladesh I went on with a bunch of friends from school.

It was just 3 weeks long but what an eye opener. In some ways I still miss it. I thought it was just me (or escapism - everytime I got despondent about work life I ended up thinking of Bangladesh) but some others have picked up my longing of it when the topic comes to that. So maybe there's something there and I should plan a trip back someday.

Second would be a trip to New Zealand with family. When I was younger and before uni we would go on vacation as a family like twice a year. This one was one of the most relaxing and picturesque honestly. Was really a good vacation that just allowed me to relax, unwind, and enjoy the amazing scenery. Then again, I was pretty young then - if I went there now I'd probably get some messages from work halfway through or so lol.


#2027361 What up bitches?

Posted by Junjie on 28 September 2018 - 05:08 PM

Sorry you're not doing well. That always really sucks. :(

 

Thank yoou for the sentiment. Really appreciate how you take the time to read and reply to every response thoughtfully and sincerely. I've since recovered from the flu, still keep picking up some minor symptoms here and there but that's normal lol. Work though...at least i'm getting a promotion. Pay hasn't been discussed yet but it should be an increase starting the coming month. My existing manager isn't happy about it and still noticeably hates me though, but ehh.

 

I hope you do better soon as well Coops. Had my own depressive episodes during these times so I know it really sucks. Is there some way you can get some assistance or support as well? 




#2027339 What up bitches?

Posted by Junjie on 24 September 2018 - 06:35 PM

Many changes at work. Kinda exciting but also kinda scary. Been sick as well for like 2 weeks but kept on working lol. Eventually went to the doctor to get stronger meds, and also put on a jacket (cos I have the flu) and it seems to help.




#2024000 Reddit

Posted by Junjie on 31 May 2018 - 05:11 PM

/r/nosleep is awesome for good reading material. The ones with high upvotes (hundreds, and especially the ones with thousands) are mostly real good reads.




#2022227 Cooper Pooper's 2018 Spring Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza

Posted by Junjie on 20 April 2018 - 01:30 AM

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Love the expression!




#2021759 Cooper Pooper's 2018 Spring Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza

Posted by Junjie on 14 April 2018 - 03:13 PM

I like my just-got-out-of-bed hair today:
 
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#2020324 Our Newest Retired Member!

Posted by Junjie on 25 March 2018 - 05:13 PM

Exceptionally well-deserved. Congrats dude!




#2020003 HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESS!

Posted by Junjie on 18 March 2018 - 09:10 PM

Happy birthday Jess!!!




#2019993 New Private Leader!

Posted by Junjie on 18 March 2018 - 05:08 PM

@Swar Wow, congrats dude! Definitely incredibly well deserved.




#2015873 HAPPY BIRTHDAY SCOCKETS!

Posted by Junjie on 17 September 2017 - 02:49 PM

Happy birthday guys!!




#2015748 Today In Pokemon

Posted by Junjie on 09 September 2017 - 01:39 PM

Mega Stones are now all available for Pokemon Sun/Moon! Those obtainable from Mystery Gift codes will only be valid until 23:59 UTC on October 31st 2017, so be sure to grab them!

 

All mega stones availability: http://redd.it/6yw1p9